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doesn't give a dollar amount anything. to teach creation why it should care about humans. this is why you should care only dot com. ukraine shells of russian border checkpoint starts as president poroshenko announces a seven day cease fire in the east as part of his peace plan. as the u.s. increases spending on what's already the most expensive war plane in history yet another technical glitch plagues the project. and the u.s. jump starts a campaign that offers cash for ideas to help grow its transatlantic partnership with the e.u. but the moon is being seen by critics as an attempt to push through a corporate agenda.
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welcome my name's neil harvey and you're watching r.t. international. first this hour a russian checkpoint on the border with ukraine has come under shelling as a result the border guard has been injured with shrapnel attack occurred as self-defense forces in eastern ukraine clash with the army the military said to views mortar fire which then hit the checkpoint it happened when refugees were crossing the border as we heard from a witness. you know i want to help people who are suffering from ukraine so i went to the buddhist to offer my sister you know look at the children in the refugee camp and i brought them sweets to cheer them up i had become far as i was coming up to the border people were screaming and running machine it was several gunshots it was very scary to see women and children growing for some time and when i came back to the checkpoint was on fire. so a bus carrying ukrainian refugees most of them children also came under fire at
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another crossing point cautious has more now on the growing tension along the russia ukraine border moscow has demanded an explanation and investigation from the authorities in kiev over the shelling of the russian border point overnight meanwhile the key of defense ministry denies any such thing has ever taken place but we have the russian border guard their representative who gave us this information because eventually of the deal we were inside the building when this horrific shelling began we started moving everyone at the checkpoint to safety one of the officers suffered a head injury at the time of the incident around two hundred refugees were crossing the border also russian border control service says that a bus carrying thirty six ukrainian children was also shot at while it was crossing the russian border thankfully the kids are safe and sound there already in their role stall for region and one of the refugee camps also on friday night in
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a separate incident a ukrainian border control points was also shot at and soldiers who were there they sought refuge and shelter on the russian territory where they crossed meanwhile moscow is now strengthening its borders along with ukraine. russian president vladimir putin has indeed ordered troops deployed in central russia to be placed on alert it said that this is to check the army's regulus and it's part of their military training around sixty five thousand troops are said to be taking part in the drills that will last for a week. the military crackdown in eastern ukraine has caused hundreds of deaths and displaced thousands more but now president poroshenko has imposed a seven day ceasefire and a new peace plan let's take a look at the details that includes an amnesty for those who agreed to lay down their arms and who haven't committed grievous crimes there's also the creation of a ten kilometer wide buffer zone along the border with russia changes to the
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constitution to guarantee the free and safe use of the russian language also the de centralization of power to the eastern regions also mentioned early local and parliamentary elections but one of the plans top point is to guarantee safety for all negotiating parties and that is although for a single himself is refusing to hold talks with leaders of the self-proclaimed republics. now before the ceasefire was actually implemented the army had been targeting cities across the east and often with fatal results. but. do we. have. all this particular family was left devastated when a mortar shell hit their backyard a young mother was killed on the spot five year old son was taken to hospital with
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multiple head wounds and their doctors for five hours to try and save his life but he died obviously injuries on the operating table mark sloboda a senior lecturer in international relations and security studies at moscow state university believes that present peace plan is actually an ultimatum. peace by definition is negotiated and poor shango has already declared that there will be no negotiation with the political and militant leaders on the ground in the eastern ukraine so this is not a peace plan this is an ultimatum a demand for the unconditional surrender under promise of extermination as well this decentralization is not clearly defined but what we have seen so far is that only includes local executive committees governors would still have the right to be overruled and appointed by kiev this declaration of a cease fire is merely a p.r.
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move by the poor janko regime in the run up it's not a surprise that the declared ceasefire ends on the very day that poroshenko was supposed to sign the e.u. association agreement. well moscow has warned that some points in pershing because plan could actually lead to greater bloodshed rather than actually solving the crisis and we reported more on that online. this is the f. thirty five stealth fighter jet it's america's most advanced and most expensive war play and it's just been given yet another boost in a new defense spending bill bust despite the pentagon having already shelled out nearly four hundred billion dollars on its development and to cover the costs the plane is now being touted to foreign buyers saudis reimport no explains. the f. thirty five stealth fighter jet is the crandell a crime of military planes. and the pentagon's most expensive
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conventional weapons program it's a game changer the world's only fifth generation fighter jet is manufactured by lockheed martin combining state of the art technology with highly advanced avionics and maneuverability the pentagon plans to buy nearly twenty five hundred f. thirty five but delays and cost increases have left u.s. lawmakers frustrated over the three hundred eighty five billion dollar price tag and that's where america's allies come in. lockheed martin has turned to international partners including britain australia and canada collectively the countries have invested more than twenty billion dollars buying up the war craft a weapon that many experts view as a global gamble there's never been anything anywhere near as expensive and the entire process is one in which the costs can only go up. the other problem is that the more they spend in the more the united states and the
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manufacturer and now a whole bunch of other countries become invested in it the more they have to go ahead any of these countries that want to be cutting edge feel that they have no choice boosting demand from foreign investors is believed to be essential for the pentagon and lockheed martin why because the more f. thirty five are produced the cheaper each jet is to build and maintain her in a port naya r.t. . the f. thirty five has been suffering one setback after another in the most recent case the entire fleet was grounded and testing was suspended after one of the planes suffered an oil leak but the engines are not the only part where this aircraft is experiencing some problems as we can take a look now you can see that the plane is actually been suffering well documented hotspots and cracks head to tail the pentagon even prohibited it from flying within forty kilometers of a thunderstorm and that was born out of fears that its fuel tank could actually
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explode if struck by lightning we spoke to an aircraft designer who says on top of the technical glitches the f. thirty five program is also plagued by bureaucracy. it's one of the worst airplanes we've ever designed. for a lot of reasons but the most important reason is that it was compromised by having to do three different jobs you can never make a good airplane if you don't focus on a single drop single mission and then they made it even worse price saying that we'd save money by giving it up among three services so now you have three missions pulling the airplane in different directions now you have three services three bureaucracies adding their parochial points of view the airplane is a complete mess and mind you this is the most expensive single project that the that the defense department has ever undertaken. so the come for you this hour solving the ugly side of the beautiful game russia is facing
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a tough times to contain football hooliganism as it passed to take over from brazil but some think the issue has been blown. and also on the way find out how an online technology used as evidence of criminality against one u.s. hacker is now being permitted rejoined call right. first though an online push by the u.s. to promote a transatlantic partnership deal with europe has been met with criticism on both sides of the ocean twenty thousand dollars is being offered to anybody who comes up with lucrative trade ideas but opponents say that that think is tiny compared to the potential damage that massive cooperation agreement could speed to all of the details. the united states has been accused of a cynical propaganda campaign after a tweet originated from its embassy just behind me here. this tweet was with regard to the transatlantic trade and investment partnership between europe and the united
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states now the tweet was offering up to twenty thousand u.s. dollars for any projects people could come up that would protect the treat deal in a good light snow it has come in for some scathing criticism from people here in europe mostly because of worries over a decrease in standards the standards for products in europe are far higher than they are in the united states also on workers' rights as well though this is seen environmentalist environmentalists trade unions and health campaign is all railing against this trade deal to put that into perspective of the public opinion here in europe when it comes to the environment ninety six percent of germans say they have faith in european environmental regulation well only two percent believe in regulations inforced in the united states has also been controversy surrounding
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genetically modified foods not liked here in europe people have demonstrated against them however there is concern that because of u.s. labeling laws they could inadvertently become into the european markets so all of these things the same criticism of this tweet well it's kind of they have come in for far more criticism online because of this. well the transatlantic trade deal does look pretty good on paper the partnership would allow the removal of trade barriers and the regulator the difference is hindering growth of the u.s. or e.u. economies would be washed away plus america and europe's collective g.d.p. would be boosted essentially by around two hundred fifty billion dollars but critics believe that some pieces of the puzzle just don't fit the corporations would end up ruling governments and taxpayers therefore would end up footing the bill for anything that goes wrong and it would be almost impossible to hold any corporation to account because of the sheer size of the structure and the lack of
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transparency a very good model shank of the friends committee on national legislation believes that all that is an opportunity for the u.s. and the e.u. to flex their muscles while it's good for investors it's bad for health it's bad for the environment it's bad for labor and it's bad for regulations that countries and states have worked for decades to institute so those are some of the biggest concerns and what it says to russia or what it says to china with the t p p is that we don't want you a part of this conversation and in this very globalized interconnected world particular in trade because we don't have many barriers between us and e.u. already so when we're doing t.j. it's not really about removing trade barriers because the tariffs are quite low it's about saying to the rest of the world we have this partnership it's exclusive and you're not going to be a part of it ok don't go too far because of the back with more international news after this very short break. it's.
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i'm in bonds because there is no market in bonds because bonds are trading at three hundred year highs here in the u.k. at two hundred forty your eyes in the u.s. they are well confiscation certificates for sure they represent no value whatsoever the only people buying these bonds are the computers. themselves or other computers and this is part of the takeover of civilization by the machines. so we leave the. motions to. visit the. issues that no one is with to get. you deserve answers from.
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technology innovation. developments. the future. will come back next for you this hour a russian football fans may cause that national team to be deducted points in the world cup us for reports of the displaying neo nazi band is joining the sides first match in brazil if proven it would be yet another blog and already full copybook of russian football hooliganism that also features pitch attacks street rallies and nationalist clashes as the country prepares to actually host the tournament in four years time is working hard on finding solutions as aunties alexy you know she explains. showing support for your team in russia could mean this this. or this.
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your first of all because in one thousand nine hundred eighty when spotlight was playing says scar in moscow we had a huge fight red blue warriors came up against us there was more than eight hundred people involved in a brawl but you know and that is just one of the fights i see described now a retired hooligan he says fan culture has changed massively in russia you know if you a stereotype of an english football hooligan or an italian ultras is no longer applied to us we went our own way now there are no loud criminal cases against huge compared to the ninety's back in the soviet days football was considered one of the nation's prides history's best goalkeeper left us and the team which won the first ever european championship and the police of revolutionary managers with the break up of the soviet union football just as many other spheres of life suffered a major setback it may be
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a coincidence but along with these problems came whole organism. it's still unclear what caused this surge in violence but in recent years russian hooligans have remained visible from violent pitch invasions to mass street rallies and racist incidents involving swastikas in the stands near nazi views and phobia are among the most debate that issues back in twenty to one a fan was killed during fighting in moscow that escalated into ethnic violence thousands of ultras made themselves heard right outside the walls of the kremlin. politically motivated people have always been close to find groups not only have a propaganda is the cult of violence but they explained why this violence was needed that's why i know c.v.s. are popular there because force and violence are the basis of naziism and fascism but for more and found over russia's largest fan movement to market than i have believes the issue is often blown up in the press and problems are usually solved even before they appear. who spearheaded events at the my down in ukraine some
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of them are in the national guard now so potentially this is a very dangerous part of society but are all for it is a pursuing a very clever strategy with who live in communities so there's no danger from them in russia these fights happen every weekend but no one knows of them they happen out of town in forests and strictly upon agreement of the twenty thirteen movie tells the story of a firm of hooligans consisting partially of white collar workers where death and destruction rub shoulders with love and friendship one of its characters keeps asking the question why do you fight us but with all of us. the movie slogan is we cannot change real life has proven they can insists sealy is just a matter of whether the rest of the world will be happy with this evolution of the russian fan culture when the country holds the next world cup in twenty eighteen let's see moscow. in all over r.t.
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dot com for you a hair raising video captured by a security camera in the u.s. this is lucky biker was left in a spin after somersaulting in the air and even landing on his feet following a collision with the car we've got this and other amazing videos for you on our you tube channel. plus the mass panic caused by a visitor in the skies had online google balloon send shivers down the spines of locals and emergency services in new zealand. thirty five years in prison the confiscation of assets and a million dollar fine that was the punishment of a young u.s. program that was facing before he committed suicide he'd been accused of using anti tracking technology online but what wasn't allowed for one individual was given the green light for computer giant our pool which is now installing the very same system into its products auntie's gun each account has more. apple is taking
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a step toward preventing mobile devices from broadcasting information about their users whereabouts the company announced that he will spoof the mac addresses emitted by its wireless devices as an anti tracking measure the meca dress is of course the unique number that identifies you on a network tech experts also point out the said i would be when an individual namely internet pioneer late aaron swartz spoofed his mac address the government held it out as evidence of criminality in his indictment aaron swartz was arrested in two thousand and eleven for downloading academic articles from a subscription based research website it is universally with the intention to make them available to the public although none of what he has downloaded was classified prosecutors wanted to put him in jail for thirty five years aaron swartz has had earlier drawn the f.b.i. as attention in two thousand and eight twenty downloaded and released about three million federal court documents from a restricted service the government did not press charges then because the
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documents were in fact public interest warrants became an internet freedom activist calling for others to join we interviewed him a number of times here in our team. and it's the foundation of our constitution the government is constrained by having someone else check off to make sure they're not abusing their power aaron swartz committed suicide at the age of twenty six his family and friends believe the government's relentless persecution was a major factor it's interesting how tech giant apple is now developing its privacy protecting measure when aaron swartz did it the government thought it was a crime anyway tech experts say there are still other ways to track you down or your smartphone and spoofing your mac address alone will not make you untraceable the electronic frontier foundation described apple's initiative as opening an umbrella in the middle of a hurricane but privacy advocates welcomed the step they hope more companies will rise to the challenge of protecting their users. and staying with that story
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journalist and civil rights activist david seaman told me that technology will not protect users from being spied on or number of other hardware identifiers aside from the mac address that your cell phone is still emitting so this definitely doesn't restore total privacy to the user but there's also a larger theme here which is that governments are spying on us and these cell phones are not designed to be all that secure from day one clearly there is a double standard out there if you're a large tech company the government will turn the other way but aaron schwartz this is one of the things they used against him was that he spoofed mac addresses apparently and it just goes to show you that there are people within this government who use some of these outdated laws and use an incomplete understanding of internet technology to pretty much go after whoever they don't like and to make that person's life a lot more difficult with hard to fight charges the u.n. report says that more than
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a million people have been displaced by the regime's sectarian violence in iraq the number is only expected to rise as well as the country's army tries to push back the advance of it. in the isis which is on the take over of baghdad and establishing an islamic state it's already in control of vast parts of iraq including the second largest city of mosul meanwhile the first of the three hundred u.s. military advisers promised by washington to aid the iraqi security forces while they are in iraq later today but international studies professor joshua landis believes that washington's reluctant to take any decisive steps to resolve the crisis mainly because of the problems the two thousand and three invasion caused you can watch the full version of the upcoming interview it will be an ox on a boy because will's apart show that's airing tomorrow here on r.t. but just for now let's take a quick preview. this entire isis episode shows the incredible
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strategic blunder of president george w. bush in india attacking iraq and casting down the sinews from the top of society to the bottom destroying the state of iraq which kindled this sectarian struggle the united states is debating today about how much support to give to maliki many people believe that he is too sectarian that if america supports him it will offend sudanese turn suddenly world against the united states and alienate our support in the gulf therefore they are very reluctant to get in with direct military support they would like to get diplomats on the ground to begin negotiating as they did during the occupation. and time now to get a quick world court in egypt is confirmed death sentences for the spiritual leader of the muslim brotherhood and around two hundred of his supporters initial ruling
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was passed in april of this year but had to be reviewed by the state's highest religious or thirty other that decision is still not binding mohammed badie and other defendants were accused of inciting violence during protests for the ousting of president morsi last july. security forces in china's restive west repelled an assault on a police station killing thirteen of their attackers three officers have been injured as attackers drove a vehicle laden with explosives right into the building officials blame local militants for the assault china has seen a rise of insurgency in recent months with deadly bombings and knife attacks targeting civilians. now what do you do when you're perched hundreds of kilometers above the earth in open space trying to install. a piece of equipment when suddenly you discover you don't have the right tools well it would
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certainly be a difficult task for most people but thankfully two quick thinking russian cosmonauts have solved the space walk crisis when the path found that they had wrongly connected a high tech fastening clip for a communications antenna it looked like the mission could be in jeopardy now was until one of them came up with the idea of simply using a spare piece of wire twisted it into place and it is said to have worked like a dream. you know something else it's a bit like a dream for me it's the end of my shift doesn't go away though the middle of next thought international the kaiser report if you're watching is the nikkei it's going underground and to stay around will the news headlines at the top of the come because see if you know news.
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so are we going back to iraq recently violence has flared up as insurgents are taking cities from the current iraqi government and response to this chaos obama declared that his administration is prepared to take military action whenever our national security is threatened oh well since the weapons of mass destruction were never found in iraq and the current militants can't shoot a key forty seven over the ocean i don't see how us national security is at risk now or before the iraq war even started but on the other hand the flow of oil from us but tamia well that might be at risk but sometimes i forget that obama is a politician and just a day later he was quoted as saying quite the opposite about the same situation declaring that we will not be sending u.s. troops back into combat in iraq which sounds great to my ears and do you wait yet another few days and now he is saying that they want to send at least two hundred seventy five troops to provide support and security for u.s. personnel and the us embassy in baghdad i think this orwellian attitude towards the truth comes from two factors one lying works and obama gets away with it and to the
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fear of looking weak presidents have to act confident like they were total control with an awesome plan even when they have no idea what they're going to do i think this is the case with this iraq issue but that's just my opinion. what about washington getting tougher on its allies like saudi arabia because it's nothing. that saudi money was a crucial factor in the rise of the extremist can a bomb or to take it out on the united states dragged their feet they did declare early on in the uprising that it was a terrorist organization and about the mossad and others were terrorist organizations and proscribed them but it did very little to carry through with that and to force its allies to equally prescribe those groups.
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